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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Ok, so I am trying to find an equation to match a 2D data-set (x,y) positions. I have X and I want to use an equation to predict Y to a rather accurate degree.

As far as I can understand, I need to use some form of regression (non-linear, since the data is awfully curved).

Now, I have no knowledge of anything above pre-calculus at the moment, so I gather I will have to do some reading to get where I want.

So, I'm looking for help getting started. General mathematical techniques that would be helpful, algorithms, books on the subject, and so on.

Any and all tips are appreciated.

k

As far as I can understand, I need to use some form of regression (non-linear, since the data is awfully curved).

Now, I have no knowledge of anything above pre-calculus at the moment, so I gather I will have to do some reading to get where I want.

So, I'm looking for help getting started. General mathematical techniques that would be helpful, algorithms, books on the subject, and so on.

Any and all tips are appreciated.

k